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  1. Former Egyptian president Mursi jailed for 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Daily Times

    CAIRO: Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi was sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges arising from the killing of protesters on Tuesday, nearly three years after he became Egypt's first freely elected president. Mursi stood in a cage in court as judge Ahmed Sabry Youssef read out the ruling against him and 12 other Brotherhood members, including senior figures Mohamed el-Beltagy and Essam el-Erian.

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  2. Iran insists shipments to Yemen are humanitarianRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    U.S. warships are being deployed to the waters off Yemen to monitor ships in the area traveling from Iran. "We don't let anyone give us warnings and threats, because we are working according to international law and regulations.

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  3. Disputes between Hamas, unity govt deepen internal Palestinian splitRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Daily Times

    GAZA: Eight Palestinian cabinet ministers suddenly left the Gaza Strip for the West Bank on Monday evening following deep disputes with Islamic Hamas movement. Political analysts said the failure to reach any agreement between the two sides not only frustrated Gaza populations who were hoping to hear good news, but also deepen an endless internal division between Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah Party.

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  4. Among the Believers' probes ideological rift behind Pakistan violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Daily Times

    NEW YORK: A battle for the minds of Pakistan's young people is behind the bloody conflict that has claimed hundreds of lives this year alone, according to two film directors whose latest work focuses on the country's divided education system. In "Among the Believers," which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, directors Hemal Trivedi and Mohammed Ali Naqvi delve into the ideological rift at the root of the violence.

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  5. Former All Black Ali Williams says rugby needs to investigate southern exodusRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Ageing rugby stars Ali Williams and Brad Thorn are set to be replaced by the next generation of All Blacks at European clubs. He's a product of the system but Ali Williams believes rugby bosses need to look at the alarming player drain that is hitting southern hemisphere allies New Zealand, Australia and South Africa.

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  6. Japan's maglev train breaks new world speed recordRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Daily Times

    Japan's state-of-the-art maglev train clocked a new world speed record Tuesday in a test run near Mount Fuji, smashing through the 600 kilometre per hour mark, as Tokyo races to sell the technology abroad. The seven-car maglev train - short for "magnetic levitation" - hit a top speed of 603 kilometres an hour, and managed nearly 11 seconds at over 600kph, operator Central Japan Railway said.

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  7. SECP and stock exchanges look forward to vibrant regional marketRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Boththe Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and the frontline regulators want to make Pakistan's capital market a vibrant, transparent and effective regional market, which meets the long-term funding needs of industry while safeguarding investors' interests. Zafar Hijazi, the SECP chairman, expressed these views during his visit to the Islamabad Stock Exchange on Tuesday where he met members of the ISE Board of Directors.

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  8. Wily, methodical Kurds learn what it takes to drive back surprisingly resourceful ISIL fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | National Post

    When Kurdish forces captured this strategic mountain ridge from Islamic State fighters last month in a lightning assault by infantry backed by heavy armour they learned new lessons about their adaptable and formidable foe. "They are sophisticated and very dangerous," said Kemal Kerkuki, former speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament who now commands 11 peshmerga generals fighting on the autonomous Iraqi region's southern front.

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  9. China offers investment of $3.8bn for PRRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Daily Times

    LAHORE: Chinese Vice Minister for Transport Lu DongFu has said that Peoples Republic of China will contribute all out resources for up-gradation of Pakistan Railways . Addressing a joint meeting of a 13-member delegation of Chinese official and PR officers at PR headquarters here on Tuesday, he said that China was willing to invest more than $3.8 billion in the railways sector.

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  10. Free food store Just Zilch re-starts from scratchRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Manawatu Standard

    Just Zilch founder Rebecca Culver and chairman Mark Ward have found the free food store's new home, but are calling for help to get it ready for service. Just Zilch has a new home on Featherston St, but will need physical and financial assistance to get the site up and running.

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  11. Labour pledge to boost cancer careRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Sthelensstar.co.uk

    Labour will promise extra help for cancer patients as it seeks to switch the focus of the General Election campaign away from arguments about the influence of Scottish nationalists over a future Labour government.

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  12. Newly discovered frog species looks a lot like KermitRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | KFVS12

    The frog is called Hyalinobatrachium dianae , diane's bare-hearted glassfrog, or h.dianae for short, according to the Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center. It's the 14th species of "glassfrog" found in Costa Rica.

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  13. President Obama Refuses To Label Armenian Genocide A 'Genocide'Read the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Daily Caller

    President Barack Obama will once again break a 2008 campaign pledge to refer to the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915 as "genocide," mainly to appease Turkey, whose founding fathers committed the genocide. His annual statement commemorating the genocide later this month will leave the term out, as it has every year since Obama was elected, reported Politico .

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  14. Maickel Melamed finishes Boston Marathon after 20 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Daily Mail

    The humble home 'that crashed Wall Street': British man develops computer program that triggered $1trillion crash from his living room The Venezuelan athlete was supported and cheered on by dozens of friends as well as his physical trainers and volunteer team Melamed's condition makes it hard to just walk or move but this week he completed his fifth marathon He chose Boston to be his final marathon because he received a life-saving procedure in the city when he was child But after 20 grueling hours on the course, Maickel Melamed overcame another obstacle - a rare form of muscular dystrophy that makes it hard for him to just walk or move - to finally cross the finish line.

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  15. Was IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi injured?Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    On Tuesday, The Guardian reported that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State has been seriously wounded in an airstrike in Iraq. However, the Pentagon has called into question the accuracy of the report.

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  16. Eli Lake: Obama kept Iran's short nuclear breakout time a secretRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The Morning Call

    International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors arrive April 15 at Imam Khomeini airport in Iran for talks to resume the U.N. agency's long-stalled probe into Iran's alleged past efforts to develop nuclear weapons. International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors arrive April 15 at Imam Khomeini airport in Iran for talks to resume the U.N. agency's long-stalled probe into Iran's alleged past efforts to develop nuclear weapons.

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  17. A coffin is designed for a veterans' art project.Read the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | 24 Hours

    Veterans work on the "tribute pole," which includes a carved overhead image of Kandahar on one side, and a map of Canada on the other. On one side of the coffins, there's an overhead shot of Kandahar and Kabul where Canadian Forces were deployed in Afghanistan.

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  18. Plus4 Insurance Solutions Appoints Peter StandishRead the original story

    29 min ago | Scoop

    Plus4 Insurance Solutions , the national insurance broking and financial adviser group, today announced that it has appointed Peter Standish to a newly created role of Group General Manager. Peter Standish has over 30 years' experience in the financial services sector and has held a number of senior roles including, most recently, Head of Personal Insurance with specialist rural insurer FMG .

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  19. Pizza survey shows Wellingtonians prefer cheapest, not healthiestRead the original story

    29 min ago | Scoop

    Dinniss A new survey by consumer research company Canstar Blue shows that Wellingtonians are the least likely to care where they buy their pizza from as long as it's the cheapest , least likely to always end up adding extras to their order , least likely to usually choose one of the lower calorie options when choosing pizza and least likely to say that pizza is their favourite takeaway food . The survey put New Zealanders' pizza eating habits under the microscope, revealing that 26% would rather stay home with a slice than go out for a meal.

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  20. Lucky catch saves dying droneRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Why is it that drone's always want to land in water? These pilot's show their dedication to saving their crafts from a swim. A fairfax drone operator dives off a boat to save a drone on Waiheke Island, Ryan Chatfield runs over sand and rocks to reach his drone in Perth, Australia, and in the UK a drone owner jumps into freezing lake to rescue his drone on first day of flying.

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